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Articles by Bruce Head

Bruce Head
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Bruce Head is's managing editor, chief technical officer, and a contributing writer. If he has any spare time, he enjoys songwriting, playing acoustic guitar, and taking photos of Cait the border collie.
Jeannine Taylor, one of "The Friends of Al Black" who organized the event, embraces him at the end of the seven-hour concert. Proceeds from the event will go into a trust fund for Al's granddaughter Lydia, to support family costs while Lydia receives treatment in Toronto for a blood disease rarely found in children. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough shows its love for Lydia

Sunday's benefit concert for ill grandaughter of local musician Al Black was a resounding success.
The Province of Ontario has increased the cost to renew your vehicle licence three times since 2012. Another increase is scheduled for September 2015, bringing the annual cost to $108.

The cost of owning a vehicle in Ontario continues to rise

Be prepared to spend more when renewing your vehicle licence this year.
We aren't likely to see flowers anytime soon, but spring does officially arrive on Friday, March 20th at 6:45 p.m.

Goodbye and good riddance to Old Man Winter

Celebrate the first day of spring by watching a total solar eclipse.

Baited kill-traps allowed by law on Ontario’s public trails

Over 45000 signatures on petition started by local woman whose dog died in baited trap.
The 24 Hour Music Project concert takes place at the Red Dog in Peterborough on Saturday, March 21 (poster: Atomic Film Shop)

Peterborough’s 24 Hour Music Project returns for its 5th year

Innovative musical collaboration of local songwriters and musicians culminates in March 21 concert at the Red Dog.
A concept drawing from 2014 of the Canadian Canoe Museum at its new location at the Peterborough Lift Lock. The museum has now launched a competition for architects to develop actual design concepts for the new museum. (Drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Canadian Canoe Museum launches international design competition

Museum has ambitious plans for new location at Peterborough Lift Lock.
The Citadelle of Quebec is a National Historic Site of Canada and also forms part of the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site of Canada, one of the locations to be visited by the grand prize winners of My Parks Pass' "Canada's Coolest Trip" (photo: Wikipedia)

Help Immaculate Conception’s grade 8 class win a trip to Quebec

Students enter national contest with video about the Peterborough Lift Lock.
Melissa Payne (photo: Bryan Reid)

Melissa Payne releases new video in support of her latest record

Local singer-songwriter also performing at Boots and Hearts music festival this summer.
The Peterborough Folk Festival held its annual general meeting on March 2, 2015

Despite resignation, board confident about folk festival’s future

At annual general meeting, board chair thanks Nick Ferrio for his contributions as Artistic and Executive Director.
During last year's Great Backyard Bird Count, the Snowy Owl was reported in unprecedented numbers across southeastern Canada. Snowies are expected to show up in higher numbers during this year's count as well, which takes place from February 13-16. (Photo: Diane McAllister)

Show birds some Valentine’s love this weekend

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count from February 13th to 16th.

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